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Standard 3-4.5

3-4.5 Explain how the destruction caused by the Civil War affected the economy and daily lives of South Carolinians, including the scarcity of food, clothing, and living essentials and the continuing racial tensions.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Burning of Columbia | Palmetto Heritage

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Stories from the War | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Sherman’s March | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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The Civil War Begins | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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Meeting John Darby | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women
Meeting John Darby | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

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